Records Set as Lady Leopards Win Tri-County Preseason Tournament for the 1st Time
Louisville 311 (1st Out of 17 Teams)
The Louisville Leopards Girls Golf Team competed at the Tri-County Preseason Invitational Tuesday on their home course at Pleasant View Golf Club. The Lady Leopards ran away from the competition as they set an 18-hole team record low with a total score of 311. LHS claimed 1st place out of 17 teams, 81 strokes ahead of second place Carrollton.
Katie Bice earned tournament medalist in carding a tournament low 4 over par 76 for the day. Bice broke Louisville’s individual 9-hole record by shooting a 32 on her front nine before finishing with a 44 on her back nine
The Lady Leopards finished with the three best individual scores of the tournament. Erin Strouse finished one stroke behind Bice with 77 to take second individually and Madison Gruber followed with a 78 to claim third place. Alexis Ralston also tallied 80 to finish in 6th only behind two competitors in Sydney Devore 78 (New Philadelphia) and Maria Warner 79 (Marlington).
Other Louisville varsity participants included Abby Davis who shot 84 and Lauren L’Amoreaux who finished with 89. Claire Weston led the Lady Leopards JV by tallying 98.
The Carrollton Warriors (392) placed second as a team one stroke ahead of the Canton Central Catholic Crusaders (393) who took third place. The Massillon Tigers and Marlington Dukes both finished with a team score of 413. Massillon would take fourth place via a 5th card tie-breaker and Marlington would settle for 5th.
The Louisville JV squad finished ahead of 6 full varsity squads with a team total score of 414, which earned them sixth place overall. They were just two strokes away from taking fourth as a JV team.
This is the first time the Lady Leopards have won the Tri-County Preseason Tournament. They finished in second place behind the Marlington Dukes in both 2018 and 2019.
UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next compete in a Varsity Quad match at Shady Hollow Country Club on Wednesday, August 12 at 8:30 AM.
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Varsity: Leopards 311 (1st Out of 17)
LEOPARDS SCORES: Katie Bice 76 (32-44), Erin Strouse 77 (35-42), Madison Gruber 78 (36-42), Alexis Ralston 80 (38-42), Abby Davis 82 (40-42), Lauren L’Amoreaux 87 (43-46). TEAM TOTAL = 311.
JV: Leopards 414 (6th Out of 17)
JV LEOPARDS SCORES: Claire Weston 98 (48-50), Kylie Wallace 100 (56-54), Devann Hoffman 107 (52-55), Peyton Biery 109 (51-58), Anna Myers 117 (59-58), Abby Vanicek 118 (56-62), Rachel Devins 145 (72-73). TEAM TOTAL = 414
Tri-County Preseason Invitational 2020 Team Scores
Louisville Leopards 311
Carrollton Warriors 392
Canton Central Catholic Crusaders 393
Massillon Tigers 413
Marlington Dukes 413
Louisville Leopards JV 414
River View Black Bears 415
Salem Quakers 419
- Northwest Indians 424
Dover Tornadoes 428
West Branch Warriors 440
Carrollton Warriors JV 466
Fairless Falcons 492
New Philadelphia Quakers (Only 3 Golfers – 282)
Alliance Aviators (Only 3 Golfers – 407)
West Branch Warriors JV (Only 3 Golfers – 429)
Canton South Wildcats (Only 2 Golfers – 231)
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